There is no situation or event on this planet that cannot be improved dramatically by having a dog present.
That's not an opinion, that's a universal truth. Case in point - Glenn Close at the Independent Spirit Awards last night, who picked up another gong for her performance in 'The Wife'.
After her name was called, Close walked to the stage as her dog, Pip, trotted happily alongside her. Pip, who has his own Instagram by the way, was happy enough to stay while Close delivered her speech.
Here's that speech, complete with Pip accompanying her to the stage.
Of course, the dog's presence was noted by host Aubrey Plaza who joked after he'd left that he's now scored a three-picture deal. To be fair, you know right well you'd watch a movie with him in it.
Here's a few samplings from Pip's own Instagram, by the way.
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I will not let myself acknowledge the cheap laughter. I will maintain my dignity. I will continue to stand at attention. I will not blink. Meanwhile, they’ll never know what ill winds are blowing across the chilly hills and valleys in my mind’s eye. Even this, too, shall pass. But you’ll still roast in hell.